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"Blueprint Denver" embraces the benefits of New Urbanism

For New Urbanists, it’s a principle that has been evident for quite some time: low-density, suburban development simply doesn’t make sense anymore.

Walmart, McCain forge new alliance to fight sprawl

BENTONVILLE, April 1 – In an unusual joint appearance this morning, Walmart CEO Mike F. Duke and former candidate John R.

Strong Centers Make Healthier Regions

The signs continue to mount that the housing market is moving in favor of central locations, and away from sprawl. It’s all a matter of degree, of course, but the signals are real.

Tourney time! CNU street diagram advances farther than Duke, Pitt, Louisville

Big news isn't supposed to happen on the weekends unless it's sports-related or something ginned up by the cable news gum flappers, but there's always an exception to the rule.

Norquist in Streetsblog Q&A: It's not roads vs. transit — it's good street networks vs. mindless out-of-scale roads

That's the short takeaway from a two-part extensive and lively Q&A with John Norquist in Streetsblog today.

It's time to adjust to the metropolitan reality

One of the recurring themes of my writing (for example, here) has been that, to achieve susta

Virginia adopts innovative smart streets rules

Under the leadership of governor Tim Kaine, the Commonwealth of Virginia has adopted new requirements designed to make n

Christie begins race for N.J. governor. He talked about cities as if he were a Democrat.

"In order to grow our economy and improve our state, I will propose a plan to renew our cities." "I have come to firmly believe that the only way to improve our state is to improve our cities.

John Norquist's Congressional Testimony on Neighborhoods & Transportation Networks

Testimony before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Housing, Transportation and Urban Development